City of Gardner, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gardner 5-19-1969 by Ord. No. 423. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 9-2-1969 by Ord. No. 430; 10-1-1990 by Ord. No. 1057; 8-6-2012 by Ord. No. 1548]
No person or group of persons shall be in any playground, park, recreational area, or any land owned by the City of Gardner from sunset until 8:00 a.m. of the following day without the written permission of the Director of Public Works or any board or commission having control over said playgrounds, parks, recreational areas, or land.
[Added 9-2-1969 by Ord. No. 430; amended 3-7-1983 by Ord. No. 802; 8-6-2012 by Ord. No. 1548]
No person or group of persons shall be in any cemetery owned by the City of Gardner from sunset until 8:00 a.m. of the following day without written permission of the Director of Public Works.
[Added 3-15-1976 by Ord. No. 611]
No person or group of persons shall be on any land owned by the City of Gardner and which is under the control or jurisdiction of the School Committee between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. of the following day without the written authorization of the School Committee.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Secs. 1c, 1d and 1e, which immediately followed this section, were repealed 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563. Original Sec. 1c dealt with Crystal Lake Park and was added 4-4-1977 by Ord. No. 634 and amended 3-7-1983 by Ord. No. 802 and 8-6-2012 by Ord. No. 1548. Original Sec. 1d dealt with the spring at Betty Spring Road and was added 11-7-1977 by Ord. No. 651. Original Sec. 1e dealt with Chair City Park and Monument Park and was added 9-17-1984 by Ord. No. 848 and amended 6-16-1997 by Ord. No. 1241, 8-3-1998 by Ord. No. 1279 and 8-6-2012 by Ord. No. 1548. See now § 369-1 of this chapter and Ch. 516, Parks and Municipal Facilities.
[Amended 10-1-1990 by Ord. No. 1057; 10-16-1995 by Ord. No. 1200]
Any person found in violation of the curfew provisions of this chapter shall be subject to:
A. 
A fine of not more than $50 for each violation; and/or
[Amended 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563]
B. 
Civil or criminal action for trespass, including arrest, as provided by Massachusetts law.